Gaja Cyclone - Urgent Appeal

Gaja Cyclone - Donate Now

In the early hours of 16th November 2018 Cyclone Gaja has made a landfall, with torrential rains and winds up to 120 kmph, left a trail of destruction in Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur and Pudukottai districts of Tamil Nadu. The cyclone has affected lakhs of people, disrupted communications, levelled hundreds of homes and destroyed coconut trees and paddy crops. Our team is on the ground, started relief and recovery efforts. To scale our relief efforts, we need your support. Please help us to support the worst affected families to recover from this severe Cyclone.

Dry Ration for 5 families @ Rs 5,000
Bed Kit for 10 families @ Rs 10,000
Education Kit for 50 children @ Rs 25,000
Solar Lamp for 10 families @ Rs 30,000

Livelihood Support (Ex.Goat) for 5 families @ Rs 50,000
Shelter Support for 1 family @ Rs 75,000

To make a donation by NIFT / Bank Transfer:

Account Name: Rapid Response
Account Number: 50200002115108
IFSC Code: HDFC0001038
Account Type: Current
Bank: HDFC Bank, Branch: Avadi


Rapid Response is actively working in the worst affected areas to carry out the relief and recovery efforts. Our team has conducted the Need Assessment. As per the need assessment report there is a dire need for early recovery and reconstruction efforts. Our early recovery efforts will be focusing on Livelihoods and in long term, we are planning for Shelter support. Please check our Cyclone Gaja Response Updates below.